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Science and Technology - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 4 July 2007.


Members present:

Mr Phil Willis, in the Chair

Adam AfriyieGraham Stringer
Dr Evan HarrisDr Bob Spink
Dr Brian IddonDr Desmond Turner


Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Professor Sir Howard Dalton, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Professor Alan Thorpe, Chief Executive, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and Alan Douglas, Head of Assurance, Met Office, gave evidence.

Question Number

308 - 319

320 - 339

340 - 356

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Matthew Stuttard, Chairman, British Association of Remote Sensing Companies, Professor Shaun Quegan, Director, NERC Centre for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics, and Professor Duncan Wingham, Head of the Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, and Director of the NERC Collaborative Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling, gave evidence.

Question Number

357 - 359

360 - 379

380 - 386

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Elizabeth Duthie, Head of Galileo Programme Division, Department for Transport, Neil Ackroyd, Director of Data Collection and Management, Ordnance Survey, Patrick McDougal, Vice President, Corporate Development and Director of Galileo Programme, Inmarsat, gave evidence.

Question Number

387 - 399

400 - 419

420 - 424

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